Business Application Administrator Jobs at United States International University

On Thursday, September 6th, 2012

The United States International University is the leading international university in East and Central Africa catering to over 5000 students representing over 54 nationalities and with a global network of over 10000 alumni.
USIU is committed to providing a quality, international education through world-class service delivery platforms.

USIU is seeking to recruit qualified candidates for the position listed below.

Business Application Administrator
Job Purpose: To ensure business applications on the campus are running effectively and provide support to users in resolving their issues in a timely manner.


  • Managing the ERP, Library System, e-learning platform and other business applications
  • Managing SQL, Oracle and Informix databases that run various business applications
  • Developing reports across the different systems to support decision making in the University
  • Ensuring that access to the business applications is secure and available 24×7
  • Responsible for backup and restore procedures across the different systems
  • Undertake system upgrades and patches for the applications and databases
  • Responsible for undertaking projects to upgrade systems or add on new modules
  • Working with local and international vendors to resolve problems logged into the helpdesk in a timely manner
  • Ensuring documentation for the various systems are up to date

Minimum Qualifications
Undergraduate degree in Information Systems, Electrical Engineering or related degree
Database Certification in Oracle or Microsoft SQL

Minimum Experience: 1-2 years’ experience managing applications in a busy environment

Skills required

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Innovative skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Interested applicants must send detailed CV, contact address, telephone numbers, both current and expected salary and benefits by post or e-mail by Thursday, September 20 2012 to either of the following addresses:

Head of Human Resources
United States International University,
Off Thika Road, Nairobi
P. O. Box 14634 – 00800
Nairobi, Kenya
E-mail: [email protected] or [email protected]


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